World Bulletin / News Desk
Two Americans working for the U.S. consulate were wounded in a bomb attack on their vehicle in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Monday, the American embassy said.
The blast also wounded two Pakistani employees of the consulate, the embassy in Islamabad said in a statement.
Earlier, regional Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain told reporters at least four people, including two Americans, were killed in an attack by a suicide bomber in a vehicle.
"We can confirm that a vehicle belonging to the U.S. consulate in Peshawar was hit in an apparent terrorist attack," the U.S. embassy statement said.
"Two U.S. personnel and two Pakistani staff of the Consulate were injured and are receiving medical treatment."
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which left a crater along a busy street. Firemen could be seen putting out a vehicle that was mangled and blackened from the explosion.
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